Get Connected

Before connecting -  anti-virus programs

To ensure network security, the latest Windows or Macintosh updates and up-to-date anti-virus software are required for Windows and Macintosh devices in order to connect to the campus network. When you connect to campus Wi-Fi, the campus network management system will check your system and will not allow you to connect until you have installed updates and have a valid anti-virus software program installed.

We officially support the following anti-virus programs for Windows, although others may work as well.

As long as your Macintosh device is up-to-date, it may not need antivirus to connect.

Connecting  your device

Guests and Resident Guests

Note: Campus Guests will need a voucher before connecting to WiFi.  If you do not have a voucher, please check with the office you are visiting on campus to obtain a voucher. Then follow the steps 1 - 3 below.

  1. Check for wireless network connections on your device and choose Carroll College.
  2. Open a web browser and enter the URL https://join.carroll.edu, then click the Start button.
  3. Next, use the checkbox to accept the Acceptable Use Policy and begin the connection process.
  4. Select the Guest option that appears and follow the prompts to enter your guest key and connect to the network.

 

How to Connect Laptops, Tablets, and Smartphones

Students and Employees

  1. Check for wireless network connections on your device and choose Carroll College.
  2. Open a web browser and enter the URL https://join.carroll.edu, then click the Start button.
  3. Next, accept the Acceptable Use Policy and choose the resulting Current Devices option that appears. You will then be prompted for your Carroll username and password. After entering your credentials, follow the resulting prompts for installed software applications. Keep in mind that you will need to log in using your username and password - do not use your full @carroll.edu email address to log in.

How to Connect iPhones

  1. After following the steps above, tap on "Download Certificate," "Allow," and "Close" to download the initial certificate; leave Safari open.
  2. Open Settings and, on the main page of Settings, tap "Profile Downloaded" to view the downloaded certificate profile HaloNet Onboard - install this profile and enter your passcode when prompted
  3. Go back to Safari, then tap on "Download Certificate," "Allow," and "Close" to download the secondary certificate; you can close Safari.
  4. Navigate back into the main page of Settings to install the Carroll HaloNet profile.
  5. Once both profiles are installed, go to Settings > WiFi and select the HaloNet network.

How to Connect Macs

  1. After following the steps above, click on "Download Certificate," then System Preferences will launch and allow you to install this certificate; leave Safari open.
  2. Go back to Safari, then click on "Download Certificate," install this profile the same as the first profile you installed; you can now close Safari.
  3. Once both profiles are installed, select and connect to the HaloNet network.

How to Connect Android devices and PCs

  1. After following the steps above, download the configuration application and install it.
  2. Run this application and accept all permissions to allow the program to manage device connections.
  3. Download and install configurations as prompted.
  4. Once the application and profiles are installed, select and connect to the HaloNet network.

How to Connect Gaming Consoles, DVRs, e-Readers, Smart TVs, and Other Wireless Devices

  1. After following the steps above, find your MAC address for the device you wish to connect. This is unique to each device, and contains 12 hexadecimal digits from 0-F.
  2. Open a web browser on a desktop or laptop and enter the URL https://join.carroll.edu  and select the Continue button.
  3. Choose Chrome or Other Device.
  4. Enter your Carroll username and password, then continue.
  5. Enter the MAC address and device name; The HaloLite key for the device associated to the MAC address entered will appear on the screen.
  6. Connect your device to HaloLite and enter the key provided.

If you need assistance connecting any of these devices please contact the CCIT Helpdesk at 406-447-HELP (4357).

Please keep in mind that Ethernet wall ports in the resident halls are not active.